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Eosinophil Cationic Protein (ECP)

Mnemonic:    [EOS CAT PR]
Name:    Eosinophil Cationic Protein (ECP)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Plasma is unacceptable.

Hemolyzed samples are unacceptable.

Ambient and refrigerated samples are unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050232
  Method:    Quant Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)
Processing Info:    Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered since this test is forwarded by ARUP to IBT Laboratory.